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Joseph Wood Krutch • 1,354 Items / 392 Reviews, 32 Books, 923 Articles, 3 Visuals
The Measure of Man (1954)
On Freedom, Human Values, Survival, and the Modern Temper
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Published Reviews
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    Science and Society (Review)
    The Measure of Man, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    The New Republic, June 28, 1954, pp. 19-20
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    Whither Human Destiny? (Review)
    The Measure of Man, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    The Saturday Review, June 12, 1954, p. 21
  3. Books
    Leaves of Hope (2 Reviews)
    The Measure of Man, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    2. God's Country and Mine by Jacques Barzun
    The New Yorker, May 22, 1954, pp. 118-119
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    The NBA Awards (4 Reviews)
    A Fable, by William Faulkner
    1. A Fable by William Faulkner
    2. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    3. Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    4. Poems: 1923-1954 by E.E. Cummings
    The Saturday Review, February 5, 1955, p. 33
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    The Literary Sampler (6 Reviews)
    Isn't One Wife Enough?, by Kimball Young
    1. Isn't One Wife Enough? by Kimball Young
    2. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    3. Villains Galore by Mary Noel
    4. The Wonderful Writing Machine by Bruce Bliven, Jr.
    5. Where We Came Out by Granville Hicks
    6. The Spanish Temper by V.S. Pritchett
    The Saturday Review, April 10, 1954, pp. 16-18
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    Brief Comments (12 Reviews)
    Twelve outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent by Henry Steele Commager
    2. The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith
    3. Bleeding Kansas by Alice Nichols
    4. European Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Paul Hazard
    5. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    6. Bottle in the Sea by Albert Leon Guerard
    7. The Origins of Psycho-Analysis by Sigmund Freud, Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris, ...
    8. The Hedgehog and the Fox by Isaiah Berlin
    9. Of Whales and Men by R.B. Robertson
    10. The Widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor
    11. A Seed Upon the Wind by William Michelfelder
    12. The Dollmaker by Harriette Arnow
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1954, pp. 494-504
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    The New Books (17 Reviews)
    Whales, Gypsies, Children
    1. Of Whales and Men by R.B. Robertson
    2. In Sara's Tents by Walter Starkie
    3. The Gypsy Ballads by Federico Garcia Lorca
    4. Child with a Flower by Elda Bossi
    5. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    6. The Transformation of the Scientific World View by Karl Heim
    7. Bless This House by Norah Lofts
    8. A Pride of Lions by John Brooks
    9. The White Knight by Alexander L. Taylor
    10. The Caroline Affair by C.H. Gibbs-Smith
    11. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
    12. Persona Grata by Cecil Beaton and Kenneth Tynan
    13. The Old Country Store by Gerald Carson
    14. A Time to Laugh by Laurence Victor Thompson
    15. The Dictionary of Accepted Ideas by Gustave Flaubert
    16. Bouvard and Pecuchet by Gustave Flaubert
    17. Perdu by Paride Rombi
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1954, pp. 94-103
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    The Year's Best in Religious Books (28 Reviews)
    Protestant Reading List
    1. The Book that Is Alive by John Paterson
    2. Christian Deviations by Horton Davies
    3. Creed of Our Hope by Merrill R. Abbey
    4. The Cross Is the Key by Clifford A. Nelson
    5. The Darkness by Evan John
    6. The Dilemma of Church and State by G. Elson Ruff
    7. Each One Teach One by Marjorie Medary
    8. The Early Evangelicals by Leonard E. Elliott-Binns
    9. From a Christian Ghetto by Geddes MacGregor
    10. The Gospel According to Mark, and Its Meaning for Today by Ernest Trice Thompson
    11. Horns and Halos in Human Nature by J. Wallace Hamilton
    12. If God Be for Us by Robert E. Luccock
    13. Immortality by Alson J. Smith
    14. The Inspirational Reader by William Oliver Stevens
    15. The Journey by Lillian Smith
    16. A Journey Into Faith by Thomas S. Kepler
    17. Man and God in the City by Kenneth D. Miller
    18. The Measure of Man by Joseph Wood Krutch
    19. Roadblocks to Faith by James A. Pike and John McG. Krumm
    20. The Salty Tang by Frederick B. Speakman
    21. She Did Take It with Her by Dudley Zuver
    22. Smoke on the Mountain by Joy Davidman
    23. A Symphony of the Christian Year by Randolph Crump Miller
    24. A Tale of Two Brothers by Mabel R. Brailsford
    25. A Treasury of the Kingdom by E.A. Blackburn
    26. The Ways and Power of Love by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    27. Who Speaks for God? by Gerald Hamilton Kennedy
    28. God's Good News by Gerald Hamilton Kennedy
    The Saturday Review, March 5, 1955, pp. 30-31